The Communist Manifesto in Sociology and Economics

  title={The Communist Manifesto in Sociology and Economics},
  author={Joseph Alois Schumpeter},
  journal={Journal of Political Economy},
  pages={199 - 212}
  • J. Schumpeter
  • Published 1 June 1949
  • Economics
  • Journal of Political Economy
IS paper is to appraise the position of the Communist Manifesto in Ithe history of scientific sociology and economics and incidentally in Marx's own scientific work (Secs. III and IV). Some of the necessary framework will be provided and some extra-scientific aspects will be noticed first (Secs. I and II). But I wish to emphasize at the outset that this is in no sense an essay in Marxology, that is, in what has by now become a special discipline of Marx the man and the thinker; and also that… 

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